Category: Amputation

There are roughly 2 million people in the U.S. living with a limb loss. The most common age group associated with transtibial amputations is 65 years and older.

Bedsores Resulting in Foot Amputations

Complete or partial foot amputations are typically performed as a result of injury or trauma, infection, ischemia, birth defects, disorders (such as Toxic Shock Syndrome), diabetes, or a combination. They…
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Bedsores Resulting in Below the Knee Amputations / Transtibial Amputation

Information About Transtibial Amputation There are roughly 2 million people in the United States living with a limb loss. The most common age group associated with transtibial amputations is 65 years…
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Bedsores Resulting in Ankle Amputations

Information About Ankle Amputations Ankle amputations, or disarticulation of the ankle, involves removal of the foot at the ankle while preserving the heel pad in a procedure known as Syme's…
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